To prevent and suppress rising resentment is wise and glorious, is manly and divine.
Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)
Contributed by: Zaady
And while the lamp holds out to burn, The vilest sinner may return.
Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book i. Hymn 88.
Fly, like a youthful hart or roe, Over the hills where spices grow.
Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book i. Hymn 79.
Let dogs delight to bark and bite, For God hath made them so; Let bears and lions growl and fight, For 't is their nature too.
Source: Song xvi.
Earth, thou great footstool of our God, who reigns on high; thou fruitful source of all our raiment, life, and food; our house, our parent, and our nurse.
'T is the voice of the sluggard; I heard him complain, "You have wak'd me too soon, I must slumber again."
Source: The Sluggard.
I have been there, and still would go; 'T is like a little heaven below.
Source: Divine Songs. Song xxviii.
Hush, my dear, lie still and slumber! Holy angels guard thy bed! Heavenly blessings without number Gently falling on thy head.
Source: A Cradle Hymn.
And he that does one fault at first And lies to hide it, makes it two.
Source: Song xv.
Were I so tall to reach the pole, Or grasp the ocean with my span, I must be measured by my soul: The mind 's the standard of the man.
Source: Horæ Lyricæ, Book ii. False Greatness.
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